Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Official Number 71609
Rig Steamer

Dimensions and Tonnage

Hull Material Composite

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt at Kingston, Ontario, 1872-1873. Rebuilt at Kingston, Ontario, 1873-1874. Rebuilt, 1895 (175.25 x 27 x 9.75; 914 gross - 576 net). Rebuilt, 1905. Cut down to wrecking tug, 1915 (176.5 x 27 x 9.75; 588 gross - 304 registered).
History As KINGSTON: Burned October 26, 1872, at Grenadier Island, St. Lawrence River.
As BAVARIAN: Burned fifteen miles off Oshawa, Ontario, Lake
Ontario, on November 5, 1873, bound from Hamilton, Ontario, for
Montreal. Twenty lives lost.
As ALGERIAN: Partially burned in 1905.
Disposition After lying idle for long period of time, hull was towed from Kingston, Ontario, out into Lake Ontario in 1928, and dynamited and sunk.

Build Information

Builder Gilbert, William
Place Built Montreal, P.Q.
Date Built 1855-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Canadian Navigation Co.1855-00-001873-00-00CANADA71609
Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.1873-00-001913-00-00CANADA71609
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1913-00-001915-00-00CANADA71609
Sanford C. Calvin1915-00-001916-00-00CANADA71609
John Donnelly (Donnelly Salvage & Wrecking Co., Ltd., Mgrs.)1916-00-001928-00-00CANADA71609